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HIST520 - Graduate Seminar in U.S. History

Course Details

Course Code: HIST520 Course ID: 3506 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a comprehensive seminar in U.S. history designed to provide a foundation in U.S. historical theory, trends, and concepts for the further study of specialized and topical history at the graduate level. Students should be expected to read and write intensely on both broadly and narrowly addressed topics of history. This course is not designed as a refresher of undergraduate history survey courses; rather, it is a concentrated study of U.S. history for serious history students and professionals.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War
Author:Brinkley, Alan
Unit Cost:$19.35
Book Title:Impending Crisis, 1848-1861
Publication Info:Torchbooks
Author:Potter, David Morris / Fehrenbacher, Don E. (Ed.)
Unit Cost:$19.39
Book Title:Search for Order, 1877-1920
Publication Info:Hill and Wang
Author:Wiebe, Robert H.
Unit Cost:$17.40
Book Title:What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section
Author:Howe, Daniel Walker
Unit Cost:$25.45

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.